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World number one kite surfer takes top spot in Red Sea Kite Surfing World Cup

World number one kite surfer takes top spot in Red Sea Kite Surfing World Cup

Karolina Winkowska, the world number one female kite surfer, added another significant trophy to her collection, taking home the top prize at the prestigious Red Sea Kite Surfing World Cup in Egypt earlier this month.

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan reopened

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan reopened

A visit to the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan (Egypt) is like stepping into a legend. In the Nubian Desert on the banks of the Nile River across from Elephantine Island the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan rises after a 3-year closure.

Seasonal savings for singles in Sharm El Sheikh

Seasonal savings for singles in Sharm El Sheikh

Leading singles specialist, Friendship Travel, has announced savings of up to £350 on its Christmas holidays in Sharm El Sheik, which depart Gatwick on 22 December.

New resort in El Gouna to offer opulence by the Red Sea

New resort in El Gouna to offer opulence by the Red Sea

Ancient Sands, a brand new luxury resort and residential project based in the Red Sea town of El Gouna, will begin welcoming guests to its first five-star apartment hotel in April 2014.

Hotel prices increase for the Ashes and decrease in Turkey and Egypt

Hotel prices increase for the Ashes and decrease in Turkey and Egypt

Hotel prices in Nottingham are currently up by 51 per cent for the 2013 Ashes series at Trent Bridge cricket ground, according to the trivago Hotel Price Index (tHPI).

Summer Moulids in Egypt

Summer Moulids in Egypt

Summer is almost here, promising scorching sunshine and lively festivals in Egypt.

The splendours of Egypt with total peace of mind

Book your journey to Egypt with confidence, safe in the knowledge that if there is a hint of trouble which makes you nervous, you can postpone your journey with Abercrombie & Kent for up to two years.

Hoist the main sail and cast off for El Gouna

Hoist the main sail and cast off for El Gouna

Sail La Vie is the newest recruit to the Red Sea town of El Gouna offering sailing and windsurfing lessons to holidaymakers.

Riders, sliders, kickers and cables come to the Red Sea

El Gouna, the Red Sea's premier leisure destination, is preparing to welcome its latest attraction and one of the world's largest cable water parks - the El Gouna Watersports Complex.

Intrepid to run special tour to see Rwandan gorilla-naming

Intrepid to run special tour to see Rwandan gorilla-naming

Intrepid Travel has launched its 2013 Africa & Middle East programme with two new comfort-standard itineraries in Jordan, and plans to run a special departure of its Gorilla, Chimps & Game Parks tour in June so that travellers can experience an annual Rwandan mountain gorilla-naming ceremony.

Huge savings on family adventures to Egypt

Huge savings on family adventures to Egypt

Working with their local partners in Egypt and with British Airways, Families Worldwide has managed to reduce the prices of half-term holidays by up to £180 per person. The two trips that the offer applies to are the 9-day Nile Cruise and the 9-day Feluccas and Pyramids.

Face up to the ultimate underwater villain

Jaws - the name alone is enough to send shivers down your spine. In fact, this fictitious character has quite a reputation among cinema goers of the mid-70's and has done its bit to discourage a whole generation from ever entering the water again.

Get fit this summer in Soma Bay

Get fit this summer in Soma Bay

If you're feeling inspired to get fit and try a new sport this summer, head to the luxurious Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay on Egypt's Red Sea and try out their brand new sports programme including complimentary activities such as tennis, beach boccia, catamaran sailing, kite-surfing and golf.

Hollywood in Egypt: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt visit Upper Egypt

Hollywood in Egypt: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt visit Upper Egypt

The two movie stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie visited Upper Egypt at the beginning of June where they arrived to Aswan Airport on a private jet and were welcomed in the VIP lounge of the terminal.

Sun-seeking British lovebirds flock to El Gouna

With wide-spread flooding, stop-start showers and lingering drizzle, it's little wonder that Brits are leaving the country to find the sun in Red Sea resorts like El Gouna.